Ridgeville Corners, Ohio

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Ridgeville Corners, Ohio
Census-designated place
Tree-lined street southwest of the post office
Tree-lined street southwest of the post office
Location of Ridgeville Corners, Ohio
Location of Ridgeville Corners, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°26′16″N 84°15′27″W / 41.43778°N 84.25750°W / 41.43778; -84.25750Coordinates: 41°26′16″N 84°15′27″W / 41.43778°N 84.25750°W / 41.43778; -84.25750
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyHenry
TownshipRidgeville
Area[1]
 • Total0.92 sq mi (2.37 km2)
 • Land0.92 sq mi (2.37 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation735 ft (224 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total435
 • Density476/sq mi (183.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code43555
Area code(s)419
FIPS code39-67104[1]
GNIS feature ID1061605[2]

Ridgeville Corners is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in southern Ridgeville Township, Henry County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 43555.[3] The population was 435 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Ridgeville Corners is located along U.S. Route 6 approximately 7 miles (11 km) northwest of Napoleon, the Henry county seat. It is 16 miles (26 km) southeast of Bryan.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has an area of 0.93 square miles (2.4 km2), all of it recorded as land.[1] As its name suggests,[4] Ridgeville Corners sits on high ground, with the northwest side draining towards the Tiffin River, a south-flowing tributary of the Maumee River, and the southeast side of the community draining directly to the Maumee.

History[edit]

Ridgeville Corners was laid out at an unknown date as an early trading point of Ridgeville Township.[5] A post office has been in operation at Ridgeville Corners since 1841.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Ridgeville Corners CDP, Ohio". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 2, 2018.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ridgeville Corners, Ohio
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 118.
  5. ^ Aldrich, Lewis Cass (1888). History of Henry and Fulton Counties, Ohio. D. Mason & Company. p. 274.
  6. ^ "Henry County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 12 December 2015.
Giffey Hall, built in 1916, now the Archbold Community Theater
One of the eponymous corners, at the intersection of U.S. Route 6 and County Road X. Site of the Ottes building, 1916, now home to the Ridgeville Corners Post Office and local businesses.